Past events

04
Sep
2014

2014 John Gee Memorial Lecture: weapons of mass destruction and the US rebalance to Asia

Christopher R Hill

Chaired by:  Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA, Chancellor of The Australian National University

Lecture Title: weapons of mass destruction and the US...

26
Aug
2014

The Australian Army in Papua New Guinea, 1951 - 1975

Tristan Moss

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) Public Lecture

In 1972, just prior to Papua New Guinea's independence, almost one in ten regular soldiers in the Australian Army were Papua...

12
Aug
2014

The End of the Line: The experiences of Australian prisoners of war in Japan

Dr Lachlan Grant, Military History Section, Australian War Memorial

STRATEGIC AND DEFENCE STUDIES CENTRE (SDSC) WAR STUDIES SEMINAR

Presented by Dr Lachlan Grant, Military History Section, Australian War Memorial 

The experiences of...

21
Jul
2014

The 19th Century Transformation of Great Powers and Strategic Relations: The Mode of Power in International Security

Barry Buzan, Montague Burton Professor of International Relations, at The London School of Economics and Political Science.

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) Public Lecture

...

16
Jun
2014

Book launch of "Climax at Gallipoli" by Dr. Rhys Crawley

Launched by: Commodore Richard Powell OBE RN Defence Attaché, British High Commission

The Strategic & Defence Studies Centre warmly invites you to attend the Book Launch at the Terrace Cafe, Australian War Memorial at 5.00pm (5.30pm start) to 7pm.

...

10
Jun
2014

Operation Barbarossa: reconceiving Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union

Dr David Stahel

Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the Soviet Union, began the largest and most costly campaign in military history. The operation was planned as a blitzkrieg to win ...

10
Apr
2014

Book launch of 'Defence Planning and Uncertainty' by Dr Stephan Frühling

Launched by: Mr Dennis Richardson, AO Secretary of Defence

The Strategic & Defence Studies Centre warmly invites you to attend the Book Launch of Defence Planning and Uncertainty: Preparing for the next Asia-Pacific War, by Dr Stephan...

08
Apr
2014

Warring Australians: the battles overseas and at home, 1914-18

Professor Joan Beaumont, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University

The War Studies Seminars are open to the public and are to showcase the latest research on the history, character, conduct and effects of war.

Please note you must register to attend

...

27
Mar
2014

Robert O'Neill War Studies Lecture. From Syria to Scotland: geopolitics in today's world

Professor Sir Hew Strachan

During the Cold War, our defence interests and our economic priorities appeared to be geographically aligned. The 'west' and the 'east' said it all (or most of it). Since the end of the Cold War,...

20
Mar
2014

Why did Putin invade Ukraine? A public lecture by Professor Paul Dibb

Emeritus Professor Paul Dibb

Abstract: This talk examines why Putin decided to intervene in Ukraine. What were the major deciding factors from his point of view? Getting inside Putin's mind requires understanding Russia's...

Pages

Updated:  23 March 2016/Responsible Officer:  Su-Ann Tan/Page Contact:  CAP Web Team